From towering mountain ranges and glacial lakes to cosmopolitan cities and never-ending prairies, Canada is an eclectic medley of landscapes, cultures and cuisines simply waiting to be explored.
On Canada’s mainland, the mountains are calling. Whistler, the former winter Olympics host is a must for all downhill enthusiasts with great temperatures for bluebird snowy days, and a haven for adrenaline-seekers and ski fanatics. Head inland to the Banff and Jasper National Parks to see the stunning Lake Louise, just a small part of this epic epicentre for outdoor adventures, especially during winter with snow sports in abundance.
Epicurean delights await, whatever your destination. Toronto is enjoying a reputation for becoming the world’s next culinary hot spot, while Quebec is famed for its rich culinary tradition. Sample Montreal’s celebrated national dish of poutine, or enjoy a picnic in the park in Vancouver. Locally sourced produce and artisan goodies are rife, with several spectacular wineries dotted throughout the countryside, guaranteed to inspire your palette.
Travel towards the Atlantic and encounter some of the world’s most magnificent coastlines along New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. In between the former two, you’ll find The Bay of Fundy, which boasts the world’ highest tides and is considered one of the seven wonders of North America. Set your sights upon the Northern Lights and explore the Yukon. Home to Canada’s highest peak, Mount Logan, discover epic glaciers, alpine lakes and lots of wide, open roads.
Canada’s abundant native wildlife has an enduring appeal, from pods of whales and roaming grizzly bears to magnificent moose and even polar bears. The best way to come face-to-face with these majestic creatures is by heading out into the wilderness on an escorted wildlife tour, where guides will take you to the best spots for seeing Canada’s most lovable residents.